ASTHA School of Management, a leading B-School in the State of Odisha since 2008, is managed by Shree Panchamukhi Educational & Charitable Trust and runs two-year full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and is affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha, with a present approved student intake of 180.
To create a forward-looking dynamic institution that can produce globally competent management professionals and entrepreneurs who are committed to develop the State of Odisha and ever willing to contribute to the regional & national growth in all possible ways.
To promote research, innovation and entrepreneurship through professional and technical education with a purpose to ensure sustainable development of industry, agriculture & allied services.
To provide responsible management education and research for global excellence through a vibrant learning organization, embedded self-evaluation, continuous improvement process and to develop transformational future leaders.
- Competency based education
- Commitment to excellence
- Community Service
- Good Governance
- Service to the Nation
- Service to the Divine
ASTHA School of Management is adored by the students, parents, academicians, entrepreneurs, industry experts and Govt. recognized body for its Teaching-Learning Process, Training & Innovation, Value Added Courses, Extension & Outreach Activities, Business Incubation, Placement Activities and Education system with Universal Human Values. Experiential Learning by means of project and field works, psychometric testing, industrial visits etc., and participative learning by means of seminar and workshops, group presentations, activity-based learning etc., contribute significantly to the vigorous Teaching-Learning Process of the institute. Learning management theories and concepts by the help of Problem-solving Methodologies like Outbound training programs, case study analysis etc., has been acknowledged and appreciated by noted academicians and corporate stalwarts of the country. For competency build-up in parameters like communication, presentation, thinking and analytical ability, managerial and leadership skill, team building and leading etc., ASTHA School of Management has been successful in innovating its training programs through indigenously designed and developed Competency Incubator and Assessment Centre (CIAC), Cetas- The OB Lab and ANTARA – The Language Lab. The institute offers a number of Value Added Courses as part of its andragogical innovation in order to make the students equipped with relevant skill sets as desired by the ever-changing business world. Besides this, the Business Incubation Cell of the institute encourages the students to come up with any virgin idea that can be hatchet into a beautiful business model. The institute holds a record of producing more than 50 entrepreneurs to its credit within a span of a decade by the help of Business Incubation Cell. Akruti – The Management Club and Sanskriti – The Cultural Club of the institute, together undertake number of Extension & Outreach Activities like Swatch Bharat Abhiyan, Fun with Purpose activities for social awareness, blood donation camps in association with Red Cross, plantation program, philanthropic services etc. for the benefit of the neighborhood community throughout the year. The institute also has track record of placing its students in many companies of national and international repute year after year. Because of its excellent curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, the institute has been adjudged as the Best Academic Institution by World Education Congress 12 Editions in the year 2023, ASHA PRADEEP SAMMAN 2023 for its outstanding contribution to management education in the state of Odisha, the Best College – Placement & Pedagogy in 2022 by Shibanshi Foundation, Best Management Institute – Pedagogy & Placement during Education Eminence Award Ceremony in 2021, and Best Educational Institute in 2020 by Interview Times. It is evident that ASTHA School of Management puts forth its best efforts in adopting Universal Human Values in order to transform its students into socially responsible leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and trustworthy citizens of the country.